Session 46:
Family Planning and Maternal and Child Mortality in Developing Countries

Thursday, May 3
1:30 PM - 3:20 PM
Union Square 19-20
Fourth Floor

Chair: Jacob A. Adetunji, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)
Discussant: Paul Stupp, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

  1. Maternal Deaths Averted by Contraceptive Use: Results from a Global Analysis of 172 CountriesSaifuddin Ahmed, Johns Hopkins University; Qingfeng Li, Johns Hopkins University; Li Liu, Johns Hopkins University; Amy Tsui, Johns Hopkins University

  2. “Too” Much Maternal Mortality: The Effects of Reproductive Patterns in Matlab, BangladeshMizanur Rahman, MEASURE Evaluation

  3. Do Short Birth Intervals Increase the Risk of Perinatal Deaths in sub-Saharan Africa?Leanne Dougherty, JSI Research and Training Institute; Soumya Alva, ICF Macro; Katherine Weaver, JSI Research and Training Institute

  4. Causal Impact of Being an Unwanted Child on Survival in Matlab, BangladeshDavid Bishai, Johns Hopkins University; Abdur Razzaque, ICDDR,B

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